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The making of a documentary photographer: oral history with Dorothea Lange

Published 1960/1961

Description: Early interest in photography; study with Clarence White; work with Arnold Genthe; her photography studio in San Francisco; marriage to Maynard Dixon; Bohemian group in San Francisco; beginnings of documentary photography and photo-journalism; photography work for the U.S. government - Farm Security Administration, Office of War Information and War Relocation Authority; comments on taking, printing, captioning and exhibiting pictures. Photographs inserted. Appended: copy of memorial service; tributes appearing in various magazines; her proposal for a photography center; copies of articles about her, etc.

Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979

Call Number: Phonotape 266:2 B

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Source 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Run time 00:41:16
Language English
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Interviewer: Riess, Suzanne B.


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